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American League Most Valuable Player

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Rk Player Team Age Pos Pts 1st WAR Off Fld Pit Adj
1 Mickey Mantle NYY 25 CF 233 6 11.3 11.4 0.0 0.0 -0.1
2 Ted Williams BOS 38 LF 209 5 9.7 10.1 0.1 0.0 -0.5
3 Roy Sievers WAS 30 LF 205 4 4.6 7.1 -1.6 0.0 -0.8
4 Nellie Fox CHW 29 2B 193 5 7.9 5.7 1.6 0.0 0.6
5 Gil McDougald NYY 29 SS 165 4 5.8 3.4 1.5 0.0 0.9
6 Vic Wertz CLE 32 1B 61 0 2.7 4.0 -0.6 0.0 -0.8
7 Frank Malzone BOS 27 3B 58 0 3.5 2.3 1.0 0.0 0.2
8 Minnie Minoso CHW 31 LF 55 0 5.4 5.6 0.5 0.0 -0.7
9 Jim Bunning DET 25 SP 46 0 7.0 0.8 -0.0 6.3 -0.0
10 Al Kaline DET 22 RF 40 0 5.5 4.2 2.1 0.0 -0.7
11 Billy Pierce CHW 30 SP 35 0 3.1 -0.4 -0.0 3.6 -0.0
12 Billy Gardner BAL 29 2B 22 0 3.7 1.6 1.5 0.0 0.6
13 Dick Donovan CHW 29 SP 19 0 4.1 0.3 -0.0 3.9 0.0
14 Yogi Berra NYY 32 C 18 0 3.0 2.1 0.2 0.0 0.7
15 Gene Woodling CLE 34 LF 13 0 4.5 5.0 0.1 0.0 -0.5
16 Bob Boyd BAL 37 1B 9 0 3.5 4.3 -0.0 0.0 -0.7
17 Bob Grim NYY 27 RP 9 0 2.4 0.2 0.0 2.2 -0.0
18 Charlie Maxwell DET 30 LF 5 0 5.2 4.4 1.4 0.0 -0.7
19 Whitey Ford NYY 28 SP 4 0 1.8 -0.1 -0.0 1.9 0.0
20 Woodie Held NYY/KCA 25 CF 4 0 2.9 2.2 0.8 0.0 -0.1
21 Vic Power KCA 29 1B 3 0 0.9 0.6 1.0 0.0 -0.7
22 Jim Piersall BOS 27 CF 2 0 2.8 2.0 0.9 0.0 -0.1
23 Bill Skowron NYY 26 1B 2 0 3.1 2.9 0.8 0.0 -0.7
24 Harvey Kuenn DET 26 SS 2 0 1.9 1.7 -0.7 0.0 1.0
25 Sherm Lollar CHW 32 C 2 0 1.8 1.2 0.1 0.0 0.5
26 Bobby Shantz NYY 31 SP 1 0 3.6 0.5 0.0 3.1 -0.0
27 Tony Kubek NYY 21 SS 1 0 2.5 1.6 0.7 0.0 0.2

By Wins Above Replacement


Rk Player Team Age Pos Pts 1st WAR Off Fld Pit Adj
1 Mickey Mantle NYY 25 CF 233 6 11.3 11.4 0.0 0.0 -0.1
2 Ted Williams BOS 38 LF 209 5 9.7 10.1 0.1 0.0 -0.5
3 Nellie Fox CHW 29 2B 193 5 7.9 5.7 1.6 0.0 0.6
4 Jim Bunning DET 25 SP 46 0 7.0 0.8 -0.0 6.3 -0.0
5 Frank Sullivan BOS 27 SP 6.1 -0.3 -0.0 6.4 0.0
6 Gil McDougald NYY 29 SS 165 4 5.8 3.4 1.5 0.0 0.9
7 Al Kaline DET 22 RF 40 0 5.5 4.2 2.1 0.0 -0.7
8 Minnie Minoso CHW 31 LF 55 0 5.4 5.6 0.5 0.0 -0.7
9 Charlie Maxwell DET 30 LF 5 0 5.2 4.4 1.4 0.0 -0.7
10 Roy Sievers WAS 30 LF 205 4 4.6 7.1 -1.6 0.0 -0.8
11 Gene Woodling CLE 34 LF 13 0 4.5 5.0 0.1 0.0 -0.5
12 Dick Donovan CHW 29 SP 19 0 4.1 0.3 -0.0 3.9 0.0
13 Tom Sturdivant NYY 27 SP 3.9 0.1 -0.0 3.8 0.0
14 Paul Foytack DET 26 SP 3.8 0.1 -0.0 3.7 -0.0
15 Billy Gardner BAL 29 2B 22 0 3.7 1.6 1.5 0.0 0.6
16 Rocky Colavito CLE 23 RF 3.6 3.3 0.9 0.0 -0.6
17 Bobby Shantz NYY 31 SP 1 0 3.6 0.5 0.0 3.1 -0.0
18 Frank Malzone BOS 27 3B 58 0 3.5 2.3 1.0 0.0 0.2
19 Bob Boyd BAL 37 1B 9 0 3.5 4.3 -0.0 0.0 -0.7
20 Billy Hoeft DET 25 SP 3.4 0.4 -0.0 3.0 -0.0
21 Cal McLish CLE 31 RP 3.2 0.5 -0.0 2.7 -0.0
22 Luis Aparicio CHW 23 SS 3.1 1.1 1.1 0.0 0.9
23 Billy Pierce CHW 30 SP 35 0 3.1 -0.4 -0.0 3.6 -0.0
24 Bill Skowron NYY 26 1B 2 0 3.1 2.9 0.8 0.0 -0.7
25 Yogi Berra NYY 32 C 18 0 3.0 2.1 0.2 0.0 0.7
26 Gus Triandos BAL 26 C 2.9 1.7 0.6 0.0 0.6
27 Woodie Held NYY/KCA 25 CF 4 0 2.9 2.2 0.8 0.0 -0.1
28 Jim Piersall BOS 27 CF 2 0 2.8 2.0 0.9 0.0 -0.1
29 Billy Klaus BOS 28 SS 2.8 0.6 1.4 0.0 0.8
30 Bubba Phillips CHW 29 3B 2.7 1.1 1.6 0.0 0.1